Nonprofits in the Digital Age

Thursday, March 24, 1-5 pm.

PLI California Conference Center, 685 Market Street, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94105

YANA partner event by DWT LLP. Please join Davis Wright Tremaine LLP for a complimentary seminar focused on the critical legal issues facing nonprofits as they increasingly engage supporters, raise funds, and create change online and through digital technology. This seminar will include three discussions featuring nonprofit, legal, and technology industry insiders. Agenda below.

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1:00 PM – Registration

1:30 PM – Welcome
LaVerne Woods and Jean Tom, Partners, DWT
Dealing with Disruption – it affects nonprofits, too!
Kraig Baker, Partner, DWT

1:45 PM – Crowdfunding, Online Payments, and Charitable Fundraising
“Nuts and bolts” of crowdfunding for nonprofits
A case study in peer-to-peer online fundraising
State-by-state charitable solicitation and cause marketing compliance, and the Charleston Principles
Presented by: Tom Schroeder, Senior Counsel, University of California; David Lawson and Dsu-Wei Yuen, Associates, DWT

2:45 PM – Oh, the Information You’ll Collect, and How to Protect! A Privacy and Cybersecurity Primer for Nonprofits
What is the difference between privacy, information security, and cybersecurity?
What information are you collecting, who should have vs who wants access?
Does your privacy policy meet Charity Navigator’s new privacy policy disclosure requirements?
Data security breach 101 – how to respond
Presented by: Sean Hoar, Partner, DWT

3:45 PM – Break

4:00 PM – You Posted What?! – Social Media and Nonprofits: Pitfalls and Possibilities
The rules and regulations governing social media – what does/doesn’t apply to nonprofits
Issues concerning your online content: Copyright & Trademark, Infringement, Defamation, and Right of Publicity
Compliance when using social media for charitable solicitations and advocacy
How to design a good social media policy
Presented by: Nishka Chandrasoma, Deputy General Counsel, Ford Foundation; Kraig Baker, Partner, DWT

5:00 PM – Reception

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